blue and gold swirls over a town at night

Something I often have to remind myself as a writer

On Quora, someone posted the question: Why am I so intimidated by a blank page staring up at me in my sketch book? Why is it so hard for me to just dive in? My answer goes way back to something I learned getting my MFA, and basically it comes down to this: A book (or short story or painting or movie or any creative work) comes to life and dies several times over....

 · Laura Lis Scott
mosaic of fake/satirical brands that resemble actual brands

What’s your brand? Do you have a brand? (Do you want one?)

Brands have a way of happening whether you want them to or not. It’s not about selling. It’s about perception.

 · Laura Lis Scott